Plant Care Hoya vitellinoides

Hoya vitellinoides

Reviewed by: Kiersten Rankel | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

About Hoya vitellinoides

Hoya vitellinoides is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Hoya vitellinoides likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Hoya vitellinoides

How to care for Hoya vitellinoides


How often to water your Hoya vitellinoides

Water needs for Hoya vitellinoides
0.5 cups
every 12

Hoya vitellinoides needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Hoya vitellinoides

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Hoya vitellinoides in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hoya vitellinoides: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Hoya vitellinoides may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Hoya vitellinoides in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Hoya vitellinoides

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Hoya vitellinoides: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Hoya vitellinoides after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Hoya vitellinoides

Hoya vitellinoides

Hoya vitellinoides

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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